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Foray

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Noun

1. foray, maraud, raid

a sudden short attack

2. foray

an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)

Example Sentences:
'scientists' forays into politics'

Verb

3. despoil, foray, loot, pillage, plunder, ransack, reave, rifle, strip

steal goods; take as spoils

Example Sentences:
'During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners'

4. foray

briefly enter enemy territory

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Foray

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noun
1. 
a short raid or incursion
2. 
a first attempt or new undertaking
verb
3. 
to raid or ravage (a town, district, etc)

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Foray

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verb transitive, verb intransitive
1. 
to raid for spoils; plunder; pillage
noun
2. 
a sudden attack or raid in order to seize or steal things

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Foray

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n.
1. A sudden raid or military advance.
2. A venture or an initial attempt, especially outside one's usual area: an actor's foray into politics.
v. for·ayed, for·ay·ing, for·ays
v.intr.
1. To make a raid.
2. To make inroads, as for profit or adventure.

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